Surry Hills Library & Community Centre
© John Gollings
Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp (fjmt) is a multi-disciplinary design practice with a team of highly accredited professionals undertaking work throughout Australia, New Zealand, South-East Asia and Europe. fjmt has a diverse portfolio and includes, public buildings, educational institutions, commercial projects and residential developments. Dedicated to design excellence and the enhancement of the public domain, fjmt offers services in architecture, landscape architecture, master planning and interior design.
The practice has completed prestigious and complex projects throughout Australasia and overseas. International and national recognition includes; WAF World Building of the Year, the RIBA International Award, the RAIA Sir Zelman Cowen Award for Public Buildings, the Lloyd Rees Award for Urban Design and the Lachlan Macquarie Award for Heritage.
Committed to addressing the sensitivity involved in place-making, our designs endeavour to create genuine civic value. Connecting people to the places where they forge, share and sustain meaningful experiences typifies our practice. fjmt’s work focuses on attaining spatial and organic interconnection of the built form and surrounding site to ensure shared values and aspirations. Adopting a collaborative and sustainable approach, we carefully design spaces that respect their historical, natural and social contexts, while providing for our clients' needs.